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Affordable Housing Market Remains Strong During Pandemic

2020-07-13T09:44:55-04:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Record unemployment, a volatile stock market, and the specter of COVID-19 are all cause for uncertainty, but they have not slowed down Housing Assistance’s Cape Community Real Estate. Since the middle of March, Director of Real Estate Gael Kelleher [...]

Message from our CEO Alisa Magnotta: Housing Assistance Stands with Those Protesting Injustice and Works for Long-Term Change

2020-06-05T12:12:22-04:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As an individual and an organizational leader, I stand with those protesting the death of George Floyd and so many other Black and Brown Americans unjustly and violently killed by people and a system that should be protecting all of [...]

Housing Lotteries: Dennis and Yarmouth

2020-04-13T18:58:31-04:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance's Cape Community Real Estate Department is accepting applications for two affordable housing lotteries -- one in Dennis and another in Yarmouth. This is a great opportunity for you to realize your dream of becoming a homeowner on [...]

Yarmouth Buydown Info Session Scheduled for March

2020-02-27T16:53:13-05:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance Corporation is collaborating with the Town of Yarmouth on a new buydown program to add affordable housing in the town. Eligible buyers will find a market rate home in Yarmouth, and then they can apply for a [...]

Home Ownership Unlocks Opportunities for Financial Growth

2019-09-04T10:50:42-04:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kelly Donovan with her dog Jax outside their new home in Centerville. Weekend camping trips on Sandy Neck Beach have long been a tradition in Kelly Donovan’s family. “I grew up camping there with my parents who grew [...]

Family Self-Sufficiency Program Inspires Eastham Resident

2019-08-23T11:02:40-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Over the past five years, there have been times Amber Bouquet of Eastham juggled multiple jobs all while raising a family and exploring new career paths. “It’s been a long road,” Amber acknowledged. “I didn’t think I’d be where I’m [...]

Creating New Memories for Cape Family

2019-07-15T10:12:03-04:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Growing up in Belmont, Michael Fields used to vacation on Cape Cod when he was a kid. “The Cape holds special memories for me,” he said. Thanks to the help of Housing Assistance, Michael and his fiancée will now [...]

HAC’s Down Payment Program Helps Working Family

2019-03-11T15:12:29-04:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thanks to HAC’s support, Lashaunda Shepherd was able to spend the holidays with her husband and their two children in a new home. The Down Payment and Closing Cost Program that HAC administers for Barnstable County is one of the [...]

Preparing Residents to Become Homeowners on Cape Cod

2019-03-11T15:13:01-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

HAC Housing Counselor Karin Bar teaches a First-Time Homebuyer workshop in September. The classes are offered in four-day or two-day sessions as well as online for those unable to attend in person.  On the last Thursday of September, 36 people [...]

Choose Your Own Affordable Home in Yarmouth

2019-03-11T15:13:19-04:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

With housing at a premium, becoming a homeowner on Cape Cod continues to be difficult for low- to middle-income wage earners. In Yarmouth, a handful of residents will have an opportunity to achieve that dream through a buydown program HAC [...]

Affordable Condo in Mashpee

2019-03-11T15:13:28-04:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Call this 1-bedroom, 1-bath condominium yours for only $169,000. Located in a quaint, quiet neighborhood in Main Street Village, this condo is in a four-unit building on the upper level. The condo, which comes with a resale restriction, has two [...]

Making Homeownership Attainable on Cape Cod

2019-03-11T15:16:25-04:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

HAC’s Karin Bar manages Barnstable County’s Down Payment and Closing Cost Program. Sometimes the difference between becoming a homeowner on Cape Cod and remaining a renter is the matter of a few thousand dollars. Over the past three years, HAC [...]

Making Homeownership Attainable

2019-03-11T15:18:49-04:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Elliot Schmiedl of MHP talks about his agency’s ONE Mortgage Program that makes homeownership more attainable for those in Massachusetts.  When it comes to housing on Cape Cod, it’s not just about affordability. It’s also about attainability. That concept took [...]

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